The Scorpio Races

The Scorpio RacesIt happens at the start of every November the Scorpio Races Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line Some riders live Others die n nAt age nineteen, Sean Kendrick is the returning champion He is a young man of few words, and if he has any fears,


Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence—and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process

Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence—and Formed a Deep Bond in the ProcessOn September 6, 2007, an African Grey parrot named Alex died prematurely at age thirty one His last words to his owner, Irene Pepperberg, were You be good I love you What would normally be a quiet, very private event was, in Alex s case, headline news Over the thirty years they had worked toget


Breathless

Breathless1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz delivers a thrilling novel of suspense and adventure, as the lives of strangers converge around a mystery unfolding high in the Colorado mountains and the balance of the world begins to tilt In the stillness of a golden September afternoon, deep in

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The Art of Racing in the Rain

The Art of Racing in the RainEnzo knows he is different from other dogs a philosopher with a nearly human soul and an obsession with opposable thumbs , he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up and coming race car driver n nThrough D

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A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1)

A Dog's Purpose (A Dog's Purpose, #1)This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog s search for his purpose over the course of several lives More than just another charming dog story, this touches on the universal quest for an answer to life s most basic question Why are we here n nSurprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctio




Ape House

Ape HouseSam, Bonzi, Lola, Mbongo, Jelani, and Makena are no ordinary apes These bonobos, like others of their species, are capable of reason and carrying on deep relationships but unlike most bonobos, they also know American Sign Language.Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, doesn t

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Chosen by a Horse

Chosen by a HorseThe horse Susan Richards chose for rescue wouldn t be corralled into her waiting trailer Instead Lay Me Down, a former racehorse with a foal close on her heels, walked right up that ramp and into Susan s life This gentle creature malnourished, plagued by pneumonia and an eye infection had endured

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